INTERNATIONAL FUEL OIL STANDARDS
 

Fuel Standards

Classification of Fuel Oil
IFO 180cSt IFO 380 cSt MDO MGO

BSMA 100(1989)/ISO 8217(1996)

RME25

RMF25

RMG35

RMH35

DMC DMB DMA DMX

CIMAC(1990)

 E25

F25

G35

H35

DC DB DA DX

BSMA 100(1982)

- M6 - M7 M3 M2 - M1
Characteristics Dim. Limit Test Method

Density @15oC

kg/m3

max

ISO3675
ISO12185

0.991

0.991

0.991

0.991

0.920 0.900 0.890 0.890

Kinematic Visc 
@100oC

CST

max

ISO3104

25

25

35

35

- - - -

Kinematic 
Visc @ 50oC

CST

max

ISO3104

180

180

380

380

- - - -
Kinematic 
Visc @ 40oC
CST min ISO3104 - - - - - - 1.50 1.40
max 14.00 11.00 6.00 5.50

Flash Point

oC

min

ISO2719

60

60

60

60

60 60 60 43

Pour Point

Winter

oC

max

ISO3016

30

30

30

30

0 0 -6 -
Summer oC max ISO3016 30 30 30 30 6 6 0 -
Cloud Point oC max ISO3015 - - - - - - - -16
Cetane Number - min ISO5165 - - - - - 35 40 45
Carbon Residue(Micro method) 10%(vol) distillation bottoms - max ISO10370 - - - - - - 0.30 0.30
Carbon Residue(Micro method) %(m/m) max ISO10370 - - - - 2.50 0.30 - -

Carbon Residue

%(m/m)

max

ISO10370

15

20

18

22

- - - -

Ash

%(m/m)

max

ISO6245

0.1

0.15

0.15

0.20

0.05 0.01 0.01 0.01

Water

% (v/v)

max

ISO3733

1

1

1

1

- - 0.03 0.03

Sulfur

%(m/m)

max

ISO6754

5

5

5

5

2.0 2.0 1.5 1.0

Vanadium

mg/kg
ppm

max

ISO14597

200

500

300

600

100 - - -
Aluminium + Silicon mg/kg
ppm
max ISO10478 80 80 80 80 25 - - -
Sediment %(m/m) max ISO10307-1 - - - - - 0.07 - -
Total Existing Sediment %(m/m) max ISO10307-1 - - - - 0.10 - - -
Total Sediment Potential(TSP) %(m/m) max ISO10307-2 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.10 - - - -